Tagged: Marriage & Family

Christian Parenting – Part I

This sermon, based on the example of God the Father in the Baptism of Jesus (), includes the following points: Acceptance: I know you Affection: I love you Approval: believe in you For you hardliners, don’t worry, I cover DISCIPLINE in the second part. To...

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Porn, Masturbation, and the Christian

Mark Driscoll, controversial preacher and pastor of the very successful Mars Hill Church, has written a great book on sex and the Christian entitled Porn Again Christian: A Frank Discussion on Pornography and Masturbation. You can actually read the book online or download a free...

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Study: Divorce damages long-term physical health

Much can be debated about the emotional impact that divorce has on the participants and any children involved, but physical results are much more difficult to explain away. A new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found that divorced people have...

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A civil compromise

The issue of abortion has long been one of the most contentious policy discussions in our nation, but perhaps gay marriage will (or already has) replaced it as the hot button culture issue. A simple reason for this may be that abortion survivors are few...

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8 Ways we provoke our children

John MacArthur has posted a nice article on Pulpit Magazine about the following scripture, discussing how we should NOT provoke our children to anger.  I’ve created a shortened list (HT: Challies) Ephesians 6:4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in...

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Community Marriage Policies reduce divorce

Why has divorce in Kansas City dropped by 50%?  Because the leaders of Marriage Savers, Mike and Harriet McManus, have gone into over 200 cities around the country, and asked as many church leaders as possible to refuse to marry couples without first making them...

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